Vegetarian food blog featuring delicious and nutritious whole food recipes, creative baking and luscious chocolate.

Magnolia Syrup – A Gingery Floral Sweet Treat

Bottle of Magnolia Syrup with magnolia blossoms.

Drinks, Spring | 31st March 2020 | By

Did you know you can eat magnolia petals? Magnolia syrup is an interesting floral syrup with strong ginger tones. It’s a great way to capture the essence of these fleeting spring flowers.

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Raspberry Cashew Smoothie – Plant Milk Power

Raspberry cashew nut milk smoothie in bottles with straws.

New year, new me, new you, perhaps. Veganuary is a good time to explore plant milks. And what a coincidence, there’s a splendid new book out which will help you do just that. Read on for a review of Plant Milk Power by Dr Aparna Prinja & Shital Shah. Plus there’s a chance to win a copy for yourself. You’ll also find a recipe for a delicious raspberry cashew nut milk smoothie.

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Green Smoothie Bowl with Pear, Avocado & Almonds

Double Pear & Almond Green Smoothie Bowl

This double pear green smoothie bowl is a firm favourite. In fact everyone who’s tried it has been impressed and wanted the recipe. It’s rich, filling and delicious. It’s also packed full of nutrients and keeps you going for hours. That’s at least two of your five-a-day done and dusted by breakfast.

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Gingerbread Hot Chocolate – Warming, Comforting and Full of Flavour

Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

Drinks, Vegan | 29th December 2018 | By

Warm and comforting, this gingerbread hot chocolate is full of flavour and has a slight kick to it too. Use your favourite plant-based milk or go for full on dairy.

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Blueberry Kefir Smoothie Flavoured with Rose & Good for Your Gut

Blueberry Kefir Smoothie Flavoured with Rose

Smoothie, Vacuum Blender | 12th July 2018 | By

An easy-to-make fruity summery smoothie with floral notes. It’s both delicious and nutritious. You need this blueberry kefir smoothie to give yourself a lift and a bit of a treat.

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Beet Kvass – An Unbeetable Traditional Ukranian Health Drink

Beet Kvass

Drinks, World Cuisine | 30th May 2018 | By

Beet kvass is thought to have originated in the Ukraine a long time ago. It’s a probiotic drink that is chock full of health-giving properties and is made using the humble beetroot.

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Beetroot Juice with Orange and Ginger – A Beetiful Purple Zinger

Drinks, Vacuum Blender | 27th March 2018 | By

There’s been enough chocolate decadence on Tin and Thyme this month, so with a pre-Easter cleanse in mind or even a post-Easter one, I’m giving you an easy to make beetroot juice with orange and ginger. This juice is loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and it tastes good too. So what are you waiting for?

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Apple Mac – A Christmas Cocktail to Warm the Bleak Midwinter

Apple Mac - A Warming Winter Cocktail

Christmas, Drinks, Sponsored Post, Vegan | 17th December 2017 | By

If you like a cheeky cocktail or two, this Apple Mac is a good one for warming the bleak midwinter. It’s a twist on the classic Whisky Mac. The water of life combines with the fruit of the tree of knowledge and is spiced up with some warming ginger. It makes for a perfect winter cocktail.

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Hot Chocolate – The Real Deal – So Easy, So Good, So Comforting

Hot Chocolate with Marshmallow Fluff

Drinks, Vegan, We Should Cocoa | 29th October 2017 | By

As the days gradually shorten and the temperature drops, there’s nothing quite like a bracing afternoon walk followed by a comforting mug of hot chocolate. Most hot chocolate is good in my book, but for the ultimate Theobroma experience, it’s worth taking that extra few minutes to make yourself some real hot chocolate.

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Beetroot Leaf Green Smoothie and the Nutri Force Extractor

Beetroot Leaf Green Smoothie in the Optimum Nutri Force Extractor

If you’re lucky enough to have leaves with your beetroot, don’t throw them away. This beetroot leaf green smoothie is an easy and nutritious way to use them. But if you can’t get hold of beetroot leaves, it works equally well with chard or spinach.

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